SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. -- A woman has been arrested for leaving a child inside a hot car in a Sandy Springs parking lot.
Melissa Jackson turned herself in to Sandy Springs Police on Thursday.
Investigators said that on July 13, she left a child inside a car with the windows rolled up at the Lowe's on Roswell Road. It was about 86 degrees outside when witnesses spotted the child in the car.
Jackson left the scene before police arrived, but turned herself in after being contacted by detectives.
Police said Cobb County DFCS is also investigating Jackson.